European Building Stock Observatory launched

European Building Stock Observatory launched

The European Commission has launched a new database on the EU’s building stock to monitor the energy performance of buildings across Europe. The database – called the EU Building Stock Observatory – provides information on buildings’ characteristics including their construction period, energy use, onsite renewable energy and renovation rates. The Observatory tracks energy performance levels […]

InnDEA Valencia examines the city’s needs for the Public Procurement of Innovation

InnDEA Valencia examines the city’s needs for the Public Procurement of Innovation

The procedure of Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI), seen as an important instrument of innovation policy, allows public authorities to encourage R+D+I processes and also the research of innovative solutions responding to the needs of the citizens.  InnDEA Valencia has examined the city’s needs to seek solutions by the Public Procurement of Innovation: energy efficiency and […]

Join CITYGML Energy Group Workshop in Ferrara on November 24

Join CITYGML Energy Group Workshop in Ferrara on November 24

Ferrara, one of ACCENT pilot cities in Italy,  will host a joint workshop regarding the development of a CityGML Application Domain Extension (ADE). This extension, named Energy ADE, extends the existing CityGML information model and aims at defining standardised energy-related features and attributes needed, for example, for building energy simulation purposes at city scale. The […]

The latest pilot city testing the ACCENT tool is Valencia

The latest pilot city testing the ACCENT tool is Valencia

During the last months the ACCENT team has been working on the implementation of ACCENT tool for the pilot city of Valencia. The Spanish partners, IVE and InnDEA, together with Valencia City provided complementary data necessary to adapt the tool to the Spanish context and more especially to Valencia. Data supplied was based mainly on […]

ACCENT co-designes its services with end users

ACCENT co-designes its services with end users

Since its very first phase, ACCENT project has involved future users to co-design an energy planning tool that matches users needs. During the second quarter of 2016, demo sessions of ACCENT with service providers were run in Paris and Bologna. In the demo sessions, the tool current services and planned developments were presented and participants […]

ACCENT contributed to “The Sustainable City XI” book

ACCENT contributed to “The Sustainable City XI” book

IVE, ACCENT partner in Spain, contributed to the 11th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (The Sustainable City 2016) in the Urban Strategies section presenting ACCENT tool. The paper “ACCENT: A pan-European co-created tool to take refurbishment decisions at city scale based on buildings energy performance” is available for free via the following link as included in the book “The […]